Aid-in-dying bill goes back to Vermont Senate
The House has passed a version of the bill with a series of safeguards similar to a law that's been in place in Oregon for 15 years. The Senate has passed a shorter version that would simply relieve health workers and family members of civil or criminal liability when a patient ends her or his own life.
The Senate is evenly divided over the legislation, and passage of a version closer to the Oregon-style bill the House passed could depend on just one vote changing in the Senate.
The House is not expected to agree with the Senate version.
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